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Auction 189, Lot 444

"Dioecese de Rheims, et le Pais de Rethel. Par Iean Iubrien Chalonnois", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.3 inches
49.8 x 38.9 cm
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Lovely map centered on the towns of Reims and Rethel with nice detail of the surrounding villages, towns and forests. The decorative title cartouche is embellished with putti and an attribution to the French surveyor Jean Jubrien (1569-1641). Further decorated with two coats of arms, more putti and a surveyor figure on the distance scale. Latin text on verso, published in 1646-57.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4210:1.

Condition: A

Full contemporary color with a bit of foxing in the margins and minor toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/14/2022